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#WomensHistoryMonth Spotlight: The Brave Women Tackling COVID-19

#WomensHistoryMonth Spotlight: The Brave Women Tackling COVID-19

Even though we took a hit this month (thanks to coronavirus 🙄), the power of social media has allowed us to highlight some amazing women on Long Island. To close out Women’s History Month, we’re shouting out the female medical professionals, food service workers, women in media, teachers, and other …

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Long Island Events

  1. Long Island Ovarian Support Group

    April 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Women’s Diversity Summit 2020

    April 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. Rang Day – Holi Celebration with Mika Singh

    April 19 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  4. New York Bridal & Wedding Expo

    April 19 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  5. Hauppauge Crafts & Gifts Fair

    April 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  6. Huntington Waterfront Festival and Craft Fair

    May 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  7. Drag Queen Divas Drag Show

    May 17 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
#WomensHistoryMonth Spotlight: Falischa Moss
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#WomensHistoryMonth Spotlight: Falischa Moss

Women’s History Month is about women who make an impact those around them. We aim to showcase the women of Long Island and show how …

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Community Effort at Patchogue Restaurant Aims to Send Out 1,000 Meals Per Day Amid Coronavirus
Local Events

Community Effort at Patchogue Restaurant Aims to Send Out 1,000 Meals Per Day Amid Coronavirus

A grab-and-go station has been set up at Indigo Patchogue restaurant in partnership with the Equity First Foundation and Chefs Douglas and Scott Mase to …

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#WomensHistoryMonth Spotlight: Vanessa Baird-Streeter
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#WomensHistoryMonth Spotlight: Vanessa Baird-Streeter

Women make the world go ’round, and for Women’s History Month we’re giving it up to the female bosses on Long Island. We’re putting the …

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Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean Pierre Tests Positive for Coronavirus
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Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean Pierre Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Assemblywoman Kimberly Jean-Pierre is the third member of the New York State Assembly to test positive for coronavirus. Jean-Pierre, who has resided over district 11 …

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Entertainment

I’m Here For “The Photograph” But it Misses the Mark and Here’s Why
Arts

I’m Here For “The Photograph” But it Misses the Mark and Here’s Why we (Review)

By Alexandra Louigarde Twitter: @ajlouiga “The Photograph” draws heavily from the 1997 classic, “Love Jones.” Both films beautifully laced with the pensive and sentimental fullness …

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Beatbox Lovers Are Now Visiting Long Island and Here’s Why
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Beatbox Lovers Are Now Visiting Long Island and Here’s Why

By DongYoon Shin Instagram: @baconbeatbox Long Island Beatbox (LIBBX) is a brand that is trending nationally. Thanks to two successful beatboxing events on Long Island, …

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Muay Thai Fight "The Kid Flash" Drops Gems During Interview with Simply 2 Mellow
Entertainment

Muay Thai Fight “The Kid Flash” Drops Gems During Interview with Simply 2 Mellow

*Graphic language and curse words are used in this podcast* Simply 2 Mellow has come to Shades of Long Island! The three first-generation Latino Brentwood …

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Long Island Native Highlights an Uncovered Current in Diverse Communities with Film "My First Miracle"
Arts

Long Island Native Highlights an Uncovered Current in Diverse Communities with Film “My First Miracle”

According to the City of Hope, every four minutes, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with a form of blood cancer, often derived from MDS …

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Education

Black Long Island Education Commission Protests Alleged Discriminatory Hiring at Brentwood School

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New 2020 “Candyman” Teaser Released
Arts

New 2020 “Candyman” Teaser Released

The classic horror flick “Candyman” is getting a sequel from the brilliant and twisted mind of Jordan Peele and Monkey paw Productions, and a teaser …

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I’m Here For “The Photograph” But it Misses the Mark and Here’s Why
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I’m Here For “The Photograph” But it Misses the Mark and Here’s Why we (Review)

By Alexandra Louigarde Twitter: @ajlouiga “The Photograph” draws heavily from the 1997 classic, “Love Jones.” Both films beautifully laced with the pensive and sentimental fullness …

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Mother-Daughter Duo Vera Moore and Consuella Helms-Jeune Show How They Make the Family Business Work
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Mother-Daughter Duo Vera Moore and Consuella Helms-Jeune Show How They Make the Family Business Work

The goal of Huntington Village’s new boutique Chez Lãa Reine is to cater to the Queen in you; it’s literal translation is The Queen’s Place. …

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Politics

Faster Testing Method for Coronoravirus Coming to Long Island
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Faster Testing Method For Coronavirus Implemented on Long Island

The federal government has given Northwell Health the okay to start using a new testing method for COVID according to WCBS 880. The test will …

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#WomensHistoryMonth Spotlight: Jackie Gordon
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#WomensHistoryMonth Spotlight: Jackie Gordon

In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re acknowledging Long Island women making a difference. We’re now highlighting Jacqueline Gordon​. Jackie is a Jamaican-born Queens-raised educator, …

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Why Holistic Lifestyles Are Out of Reach for People of Color
Health & Fitness

Why Holistic Lifestyles Are Out of Reach for People of Color

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Faster Testing Method for Coronoravirus Coming to Long Island

Faster Testing Method For Coronavirus Implemented on Long Island

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